Rehab review welcome, but outstanding questions remain for the board - Harris
Fine Gael Wicklow/East Carlow TD and member of the Public Accounts Committee, Simon Harris, has today (Tuesday) said that the appointment by Rehab of the independent management consultant, Dr Eddie Molloy, to conduct a review of the organisation is a welcome development for the group which should help to address concerns about its corporate governance.
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Bill 2014 Second Stage Speech
It is now 15 years since the Equality Authority was established, and 14 years since the establishment of the Human Rights Commission. In that time, the demographic, social and economic fabric of the State has continued to change profoundly.
Chambers Ireland proposals on procurement worthy of serious consideration – English
Fine Gael Meath West TD and Chairman of the Oireachtas Jobs Committee, Damien English, has said that proposals from Chambers Ireland on how to improve our public procurement system are worthy of serious consideration.
President’s UK visit provides opportunity to further strengthen trade links – Breen
Speaking ahead of President Michael D Higgins’ visit to the UK, Fine Gael Clare TD and Chairman of the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee, Pat Breen, said the trip provides an ideal opportunity to further strengthen our trade links with Britain, while also recognising the key role played by the Irish community in Britain.
Funding awarded to promote understanding of EU among our young people - Donohoe
Minister for European Affairs, Paschal Donohoe, has today (Thursday) congratulated 11 groups who have been awarded funding under the Department of the Taoiseach’s Communicating Europe Initiative (CEI).
Let’s not blame grandparents for our childhood obesity problem – Mitchell O’Connor
Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD and member of the Oireachtas Health Committee, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Monday) said we can’t blame grandparents for our rising childhood problem.
FF planned to charge households €400 for water from 2012 - Flanagan
Fine Gael Party Chairman, Charlie Flanagan, has today (Wednesday) said the public has yet again been reminded of Fianna Fáil’s outrageously hypocritical stance on water charges. Deputy Flanagan pointed out that under Fianna Fáil’s deal with the Troika, water charges would have been introduced as early as 2012.
Speech by the Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny TD Launch of Better Outcomes: Brighter Futures, the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014 – 2020
I am delighted to be here with my colleagues- the Tánaiste and Minister Frances Fitzgerald, to launch Better Outcomes: Brighter Futures, the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014 – 2020.
Mitchell O’Connor urges female TDs and Senators to donate professional clothing to Dress for Success
Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Wednesday) urged her female colleagues in Leinster House to donate professional clothing to ‘Dress for Success Dublin’. Deputy Mitchell O’Connor was speaking after she teamed up with stylist Sonya Lennon for a cross party suit collection drive in Leinster House.